VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [V7] Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for the 2-day  VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [V7] training course from Koenig Solutions accredited by VMware. In this course you will learn the tools to plan and deploy a VMware vSAN™ cluster.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn about vSAN configuration has on the initial planning of the vSAN datastore. You also manually configure a vSAN cluster.

Target Audience:

  • Experienced VMware vSphere® administrators

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the key features and use cases for vSAN
  • Detail the underlying vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe the different vSAN deployment options
  • Detail vSAN cluster requirements and considerations
  • Apply recommended vSAN design considerations and capacity sizing practices
  • Explain the influence of vSAN objects and components on the initial cluster plan
  • Determine and plan for storage consumption by data growth and failure tolerance
  • Design vSAN hosts for operational needs
  • Explain Maintenance Mode use and its impacts on vSAN
  • Apply best practices for vSAN network configurations
  • Manually configure a vSAN cluster using VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Explain and configure vSAN fault domains
  • Understand and apply vSAN storage policies
  • Define encryption in the vSAN cluster
  • Describe the architecture and use cases for stretched clusters
  • Configure a stretched cluster
  • Understand the steps involved in creating the vSAN iSCSI target services

 

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: Introduction to vSAN
  • Describe vSAN architecture
  • Describe the advantages of object-based storage
  • Describe the difference between All-Flash and Hybrid vSAN architecture
  • Explain the key features and use cases for vSAN
  • Discuss the vSAN integration and compatibility with other VMware technologies
  • Identify vSAN objects and components
  • Describe a vSAN object
  • Describe how objects are split into components
  • Explain the purpose of witness components
  • Explain how vSAN stores large objects
  • View object and component placement on the vSAN datastore
Module 3: Planning a vSAN Cluster
  • Identify requirements and planning considerations for vSAN clusters
  • Apply vSAN cluster planning and deployment best practices
  • Determine and plan for storage consumption by data growth and failure tolerance
  • Design vSAN hosts for operational needs
  • Identify vSAN networking features and requirements
  • Describe ways of controlling traffic in a vSAN environment
  • Recognize best practices for vSAN network configurations
Module 4: Deploying a vSAN Cluster
  • Deploy and configure a vSAN cluster using the Cluster QuickStart wizard
  • Manually configure a vSAN cluster using vSphere Client
  • Explain and configure vSAN fault domains
  • Using VMware vSphere® High Availability with vSAN
  • Understand vSAN cluster maintenance capabilities
  • Describe the difference between implicit and explicit fault domains
  • Create explicit fault domains
Module 5: vSAN Storage Policies
  • Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
  • Explain the role of storage policies in planning a vSAN cluster
  • Define and create virtual machine storage policies
  • Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
  • Change virtual machine storage policies dynamically
  • Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status
Module 6: Introduction to Advanced vSAN Configurations
  • Define and configure compression and deduplication in the vSAN cluster
  • Define and configure encryption in the vSAN cluster
  • Understand the remote vSAN datastore topology
  • Identify the operations involved in managing the remote vSAN datastore
  • Configure the vSAN iSCSI target service
Module 7: vSAN Stretched and Two-Node Clusters
  • Describe the architecture and use cases for stretched clusters
  • Detail the deployment and replacement of a vSAN witness node
  • Describe the architecture and use cases for twonode clusters
  • Explain the benefits of vSphere HA and VMware Site Recovery Manager™ in a vSAN stretched cluster
  • Explain storage policies for vSAN stretched cluster
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Course Prerequisites
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course
  • Knowledge of basic storage concepts
  • Experience using vSphere Client to perform administrative tasks on vSphere clusters